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#USArmy vet uses sports for therapy and leaves Invictus Games 2017 with the Gold!

#USArmy vet uses sports for therapy and leaves Invictus Games 2017 with the Gold!

TORONTO -- For U.S. Army veteran Sean Johnson, his first Invictus Games have been nothing short of awesome. "It's like Warrior Games (DoD) at a whole different level," said Johnson. "This is really athletes at their best." Johnson, who is legally blind, competed with his guide Greg Miller in the tandem bike cycling event Sept. 26-27 in scenic High Park, Toronto. In the Paralympic-style cycling event, athletes may compete on either a road bike, hand cycle, recumbent bike, or tandem bike. More than 550 wounded, ill and injured service members from 17 nations are competing here from Sept. 23-30 in 12 sporting events, including archery, track and field, cycling, golf, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball. For Johnson, the most eye-opening experience has been meeting soldiers from other countries and sharing treatment practices with them. "I ...

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